Found January 21, 2013 on In the Tramlines:
Tonight the top half of the men's draw plays their quarterfinal matches, and both matches are very highly anticipated. About three days ago, this half of the draw looked mundane, with Djokovic supposed to roll. Now, with Wawrinka's calliant effort against Djokovic, the other three compeitiors have gained a bit of hope. Let's look at each of these matches.  David Ferrer vs. Nicolas Almagro The all Spanish quarterfinal features the two highest ranked Spaniards after Rafael Nadal, and both men are looking to capitalize on his absence. Ferrer received the number four seed, and Almagro has to be very happy with his seed. Almagro has been playing great tennis this tournament, beating a lot of formidable opponents including a tough Steve Johnson, Janko Tipsarevic, and a hot Jerzy Janowicz. Now he gets Ferrer, who is coming off the biggest year of his career. He's earned the right to be ranked right below the big four, and with the number four seed, he gets a good dr...
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